Sit back on a hop on hop off Istanbul bus tour and let the city show off its beauty to you. Hop on hop off buses have two lines you can select from (see below). Buses run every 20-30 minutes from 10 am till 6 pm all year round. Buy a ticket to hop on.
Duration: 2 hours. Departure point: Topkapi Palace
Duration: 1.25 hours. Departure point: Sultanahmet Square
Zoom in to see where Istanbul's attractions are located. Decide which route of the Hop On Hop Off Istanbul tours is more suitable for you - Red or Blue.
Enjoy Istanbul's attractions by hopping on a double-decker comfortable bus. Listen to either a life guide or a recorded audio (available in eight languages). Hop off the bus along one of the two routes (blue and red) for a walking break. Get back on whenever you want within 24 or 48 hours (depending on the ticket you selected).
Start your bus tour in Sultanahmet Square (blue route) or Topkapi Palace (red route). Stops include Egyptian Bazaar, Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul Modern museum, miniaturk open air museum, Taksim square, port of Istanbul and more.
(!) Check blue and red rout stops before purchasing your ticket.
Prepare for your trip by booking in advance 3- or 7-day flexible passes. See major attractions by skipping the line and tour the city in a comfortable bus. Plan your own time. Spread the sites you want to see over several days. Trust your professional tour guide to provide you with the insightful stories.
Pick up your pass at your hotel one night before your tour date. Your skip-the-line pass includes tickets to Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia. You can go for Bosphorus cruise or a hop on hop off around the Golden Horn. Also give your skin a treat in a steamy Turkish bath (hamam). Round up by enjoying a whirling dervish evening show.